Further Training for Yoga Teachers: Yoga over 50

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With Swami Ramapriyananda. This course shows how to safely support older people in a basic asana class. Asana class models for people over 50 or with restricted mobility are practised and explained.
Further Training for Yoga Teachers: Yoga over 50

Sun., 12 May 2024 – Thu., 16 May 2024

In Reith, Tyrol, Austria


This course shows how to safely support older people in a basic asana class. In addition, asana class models specifically for people over 50 or with restricted mobility are practised and explained.

With Swami Ramapriyananda

With certificate of participation for 42 training units (45 min each)

In German with English translation

Lectures and Workshops

  • Warm-up exercises for people with restricted mobility
  • Asana variations for people with limited flexibility
  • Special care for the back
  • How the proper diet improves digestion and relieves joint pain
  • The triangle of life and the eternal youth of the soul
  • Develop body awareness, postural check, use of props
  • Deep relaxation and adapted relaxation positions
  • Gentle breathing exercises
  • Positive thinking in practice
  • Incorporate pearls of the yoga philosophy into the class
  • Typical symptoms of old age

 

Swami Ramapriyananda is director of the Sivananda Yoga Retreat House. She is a very experienced teacher who pays great attention to detail and conveys a natural spirituality.

 

Rates

Further education costs: €290
Special rate for students & the unemployed:

Only for dormitory. Student ID or unemployment card is required for verification. Limited number of spaces.

€277
ACCOMMODATION & MEALS
In the smoke-free eco-hotel
4 nights
Single room: €340
Double room: €276
Shared room: €200
Dormitory (for ladies only): €176

The registration is valid upon payment of 30% of the total costs.
All rates include VAT and are subject to a 3.50 € visitor’s tax per person per night.

 

Arrival day, Sunday, 12 May (arrival between 2 and 3:30 pm)

  • 4 – 5:45 pm Asana and pranayama class
  • 6 pm Vegetarian dinner
  • 8 – 9:30 pm Evening meditation, mantra chanting and course meeting

Monday – Wednesday, 13 – 15 May

  • 6 – 7:30 am Morning meditation, mantra chanting, talk
  • 8 – 9:45 am Asana and pranayama class
  • 10 am Vegetarian brunch
  • 12 – 2:15 pm Course lecture
  • 4 – 5:45 pm Asana and pranayama class
  • 6 pm Vegetarian dinner
  • 8 – 9:30 pm Evening meditation, mantra chanting, talk

Departure day, Thursday, 16 May

  • 6 – 7:30 am Morning meditation, mantra chanting, talk
  • 8 – 9:45 am Asana and pranayama class
  • 10 am Vegetarian brunch
  • 11:30 am – 1 pm Course lecture/workshop and leave-taking
  • Departure from 1:30 pm or continue your yoga vacation

Individual programmes are subject to change or cancellation.

Accommodation and meals

Accommodation and meals are in the non-smoking eco-hotel serving wholesfood organic vegetarian meals.

All guest rooms have wooden floors and furniture, health mattresses, shower, toilet, hairdryer, telephone and radio. Most rooms have a balcony.

What you will need for your stay

A meditation cushion for the morning and evening meditation sessions is recommended. A meditation shawl is also advantageous.

To practice the yoga poses you will need a non-slip yoga mat or wool mat. You will need a blanket to cover yourself at the end of the yoga class during the so-called final relaxation.

Pillows, shawls, blankets, mats and much more can be purchased in our online shop or in our boutique after arrival.

For your stay you should bring comfortable clothing, slippers, walking shoes, rain gear, torch (flashlight), bathing suit and towels. Eyeglass wearers should bring a hard case for safe storage during the yoga classes.

REGISTRATION

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Next steps

Once you have submitted this form, you will receive a confirmation from the Sivananda Yoga Retreat House.